Articles of News/Week of November 7th

By November 8, 2017Articles

Jeff Flake and the ‘White Horse Prophecy’

Jeff Flake has decided to stand for principle, even though it means giving up his U.S. Senate seat.

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Mormon MMA fighter on a roll after high-profile win

BYU alumnus Westin Wilson, the self-proclaimed “Steve Young of MMA,” won the biggest fight of his career on Oct. 6 and will be back in the ring less than a month later in a nationally televised event on Nov. 3.

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Thousands tour Cedar City LDS Temple during first weekend of open house

Officials say the first weekend of the public open house for the new Cedar City LDS Temple went surprisingly smooth despite the fact that more than 18,000 people visited over the two-day period.

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Haiti – Religion : The Mormons will build a monumental Temple in Port-au-Prince

On Saturday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church, brought together members and leaders to lay the foundation stone for a new monumental Temple to be located on the Road of Frères, which will be the second in the Caribbean after that of Santo Domingo in DR. This opening of construction follows the announcement of this temple in Haiti by the current President of the Mormon Church, on April 5, 2015.

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‘Grandpa Tootsie Roll’ demonstrated sharing joy

I heard a story about a man who had every reason to be lonely.

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No God, No Bible: Jacinda Ardern Sworn in as New Zealand Prime Minister

Secular victory: Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s new prime minister, was sworn into office without the Bible, and without reference to God.

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The funny Mormon reference in ‘Stranger Things 2’ you probably missed

“Stranger Things 2” included a scene with a reference to Mormons.

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Australian filmmaker gets 10-year sentence for sexually abusing boys, some of whom he met as a Mormon leader

An Australian filmmaker who made a movie about basketball-playing Mormon missionaries has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of sexually abusing boys — some of whom he met as a leader in his local LDS congregation.

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Do your jobs; society depends on you, Mormon apostle tells journalists

At a time when the press is under increasing attack — amid headlines about “fake news,” political polarization and racial rifts — a Mormon apostle has this advice for journalists: keep reporting, keep writing, keep seeking truth.

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